Friday July 12, 1940

US date format: 7/12/1940, UK date format: 12/7/1940

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 12, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Boys of the City, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 12, 1940?


Holidays

  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Boys of the City

Boys of the City

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Hal E. Chester, Frankie Burke

Maryland

Maryland

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Walter Brennan, Fay Bainter, Brenda Joyce, John Payne

The Sea Hawk

The Sea Hawk

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp

Country: United States of America

All This, and Heaven Too

All This, and Heaven Too

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, Jeffrey Lynn, Barbara O'Neil

Country: United States of America

Winners of the West

Winners of the West

Directed by: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor

Starring: Dick Foran, Anne Nagel, Tom Fadden, James Craig

Days to next July 12

If July 12, 1940 is your birthday you're 80 years, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 4 days.
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